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Penske Media announces a strategic investment in Vox Media; sources: Penske acquired a ~20% stake for $100M, making it the largest shareholder of Vox Media
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Twitch suspends an AI version of Seinfeld for 14 days after Larry Feinberg, a Jerry Seinfeld clone, made transphobic and homophobic statements in a standup bit
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